Tag Archives: God

Drawing the year to a close…

It’s almost the end of the year, and I suppose it’s as good a time as any to reflect on the year that has been.  It’s been a busy and somewhat crazy one in many ways, but a very satisfying … Continue reading

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To become a better person. Again.

After a conversation yesterday and watching ‘Bloody Sunday’ this evening, I’ve been prompted to meditate on this thought again.  For those who haven’t seen ‘Bloody Sunday’, it’s about the events around the deaths of 13 people in Derry, Northern Ireland … Continue reading

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The Relationship between Trust and Forgiveness

In discussing trust at Taizé, we found it very difficult not to digress and begin discussing forgiveness.  A lot of the conversation centred around people trusting someone until that trust was betrayed, and then they would not trust them any more. … Continue reading

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My week in Taizé!

It’s been a long time since I wrote a blog, sorry everyone!  I’ve been doing so many different things it’s been hard to find the right frame of mind for writing. I’ve just got back from a week at Taizé, which was … Continue reading

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Love, love, love!

Today I went to ‘Love Bath’ – a free festival organised by the churches of Bath for the community.  It was a great chance to get to know people and to meet up with some people who I’d spoken to … Continue reading

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Why are we afraid of who we are?

I’ve been doing a lesson with some Year 8 student this week which involves thinking about how we appreciate ourselves. Every time they say that sending loving kindness to yourself is vain or selfish.  It’s not a unique response to … Continue reading

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Would anyone know if you were a Christian?

Would anyone know if you were a Christian?  This was the topic for today’s sermon in church.  An interesting question!  This was discussed because of the commandment ‘live in the world but not of the world’. The vicar gave the … Continue reading

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